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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Pulitzer Prize winners - 5749
2 John Howard 1747
3 Germaine Greer - feminist 1589
4 Gough Whitlam 1130
5 Enoch Powell - British politician, Professor of Greek 1119
6 Professor Michael Halliday (academic) - Creator of the systemic functional grammar,an internationally influential grammar model. 629
7 Quentin Bryce - principal of The Women's College, University of Sydney, from 1997 to 2003. 596
8 Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly 549
9 Sir Edmund Barton 442
10 Sir William McMahon 417
11 Geoffrey Robertson - human rights lawyer , academic, author and presenter. 408
12 Sir Douglas Mawson - Geologist and Antarctic explorer 407
13 James Wolfensohn - President of the World Bank (1995–2005) 370
14 Malcolm Turnbull - Politician, lawyer, investment banker, prominent Republican 364
15 Vere Gordon Childe 363
16 John Harsanyi - Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1994) 327
17 Crafoord Prize Winners - 277
18 Sir John Cornforth - Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1975) 264
19 Dr Victor Chang AC (1936–1991), one of the pioneers of modern heart transplantation 252
20 Victoria Cross recipients: 226
21 Sir Robert Robinson (academic) - Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1947) 219
22 Sir John Kerr 215
23 Robert May, Baron May of Oxford - Previously Chairman of the University Research Board and Professor of Zoology at Princeton University 198
24 Professor Jill Ker Conway - Previously Vice-President of the University of Toronto and President of Smith College.She is a Visiting Professor in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Program in Science, Technology, and Society and She serves on the boards of Nike, Merrill Lynch, and Colgate-Palmolive, and as chairman of Lend Lease Corporation 196
25 Raymond Dart, an Australian anatomist and anthropologist, best known for his discovery in 1924 of a fossil (first ever found) of Australopithecus africanus (extinct hominid closely related to humans). 190
26 Michael Kirby 181
27 Dr H. V. Evatt 165
28 Neville Wran 148
29 Morris Iemma 148
30 Gina Rinehart - Billionaire, the richest woman in Australia 141
31 Sir Earle Page 134
32 Stirling Mortlock 131
33 Lucy Turnbull 131
34 Murray Gleeson 126
35 Sir William Deane 120
36 Sir Gustav Nossal FRS, immunologist, discoverer of the so-called “one cell-one antibody” rule, which states that each B lymphocyte, developed in bone marrow, secretes a specific antibody in response to an encounter with a specific foreign antigen. 110
37 Martin Indyk, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, special assistant to U.S. President Bill Clinton and senior director of Near East and South Asian Affairs at the United States National Security Council. 110
38 Sir Samuel Griffith 109
39 Geraldine Brooks for March (2006) 109
40 Glenn Stevens - current governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia 106
41 John Lions - Author of Lions' Commentary on UNIX 6th Edition, with Source Code, commonly known as the Lions Book 99
42 Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London, has conducted ground-breaking studies into stroke. 96
43 Nick Greiner 93
44 Richard O'Connor 91
45 Professor Graeme Clark FRS, inventor of cochlear ear implant. 84
46 Nathan Rees 83
47 Michael Hintze - Billionare, Previously Head of U.K. Trading and Head of European emerging markets trading at Goldman Sachs,Former managing director in the leveraged funds group at Credit Suisse First Boston,founder and CEO of asset managers [link], UK Conservative Part donor and philathropist 82
48 Sir Alan Taylor 80
49 Nick Farr-Jones 80
50 Roden Cutler 77
51 Clover Moore 75
52 Sir Anthony Mason 72
53 Virginia Bell 72
54 Phil Waugh 71
55 Lionel Murphy 71
56 Sir Garfield Barwick 68
57 Sir Eric Willis 68
58 Sir George Fuller 68
59 Paul Kelly - Editor-at-Large of The Australian, previously Editor-in-Chief of The Australian 68
60 Sir Edgeworth David - Geologist and Antarctic explorer 67
61 Richard Butler (Tas) 66
62 Michael McHugh 65
63 John Fahey 64
64 Vaughan Pratt - ACM Fellow,a pioneer in computer science,Professor Emeritus at Stanford University 63
65 Ruby Payne-Scott - First Female Radio Astronomer in the World 61
66 John Anderson 59
67 Sir Edward McTiernan 59
68 James Spigelman 59
69 David Higgins - CEO of the London 2012 Olympic Delivery Authority and former CEO of Lend Lease Corporation 55
70 Edwin Ernest Salpeter - Famous for his contributions to Astronomy,Professor of Physics,Emeritus at Cornell University 54
71 Wirginia Maixner, director of neurosurgery at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. Graduated from the University of Sydney in 1986. 53
72 William Gummow 53
73 Dyson Heydon 52
74 David Warren - inventor of the Black Box (flight data recorder) 51
75 Mary Gaudron 51
76 Clare Martin (NT) 51
77 Professor Patrick McGorry, Australian of the Year 2010. 49
78 Peter Jensen - Archbishop of Sydney 49
79 Actors - John Bell, John Flaus, Dolph Lundgren 48
80 Jack Metcalfe, Competing on Sydney University Oval on 14 December 1935, Metcalfe set a new world record in the triple jump, leaping 15.78 metres 45
81 Graeme Segal - FRS, Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry, and Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge (from 1990 to 1999). 45
82 Ross Quinlan - AAAI Fellow,a highly-cited scholar and a pioneer in decision theory 44
83 Christopher Brennan, Dymphna Cusack, Kate Grenville, A. D. Hope, Les Murray, Robert Hughes, Clive James, Bob Ellis, Kimberley Starr, Paul Brickhill, Kylie Tennant. 43
84 Sir Alan Mansfield 42
85 Ronald N. Bracewell - Lewis M. Terman Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus at Stanford University 42
86 Peter Coleman (NF) 41
87 Fred Hilmer - CEO of University of New South Wales, former CEO of John Fairfax Holdings 40
88 Ken Catchpole 40
89 Sir Laurence Whistler Street 40
90 Lionel Bowen 38
91 James McGirr 38
92 Sir Victor Windeyer 36
93 George Thorn (QLD) 35
94 Frank Sartor 35
95 Anthony Fisher - Bishop of Parramatta 35
96 Bryan Gaensler - previously an associate professor of astronomy at Harvard University, now an ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Sydney 35
97 Cameron Clyne - CEO of National Australia Bank 34
98 John Anderson - Challis Professor of Philosophy 34
99 David S. Clarke - Chairman of Macquarie Bank 32
100 Trevor Swan - The Swan in the Solow-Swan Model 32
101 Scott Gourley, Rugby Union and Rugby League 32
102 Dr John Bradfield - designer of the Sydney Harbour Bridge 32
103 Susan Crennan 31
104 Bruce Bolt - Pioneer of engineering seismology,Professor of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley 30
105 Alex Ross 30
106 Philip K. Chapman 30
107 Julius Stone - Challis Professor of Jurisprudence and International Law 29
108 Tom Pauling (NT) 29
109 Sir Dudley Williams 28
110 Peter Gavin Hall - Professor of Statistics at University of California, Davis 28
111 Professor Donald Metcalf FRS, his research revealed the control of blood cell formation. 28
112 William Foley, Professor of Linguistics and co-developer of Role and Reference Grammar 27
113 Allan Moss - ex Managing Director/CEO of Macquarie Bank 27
114 Professor Jacques Miller FRS, discoverer of the function of the thymus (the last major organ of the human body whose function remained unknown). 27
115 Sir Henry Harris FRS, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford, who first demonstrated the existence of tumour-suppressing genes. 26
116 George Winterton - Professor of Constitutional Law 26
117 Dr Anna Donald (1966–2009), pioneer and advocate of evidence-based medicine. 25
118 Robert Griffiths - FRS,Professor of Mathematical Genetics at University of Oxford 25
119 William Noel Benson, Demonstrator in the Department of Geology 25
120 Sir James Plimsoll (Tas) 24
121 Justin Wolfers - Economist at Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business 24
122 Kelvin Lancaster - Creator of the Theory of the Second Best and "A New Approach to Consumer Theory", John Bates Clark Professor of Economics at Columbia University 23
123 Sir Thomas Bavin 22
124 Tom Lawton, Snr 22
125 Sir Norman Gregg, identified rubella in early pregnancy as a human teratogen. 22
126 Dr William McBride, obstetrician, who in 1961 first warned the medical world against thalidomide as a human teratogen. 21
127 Sir Frank Kitto 21
128 Albert Piddington 20
129 Jim Peacock - Former President of Australian Academy of Science 19
130 Sir Percy Spender 19
131 John Grill - CEO of WorleyParsons 19
132 James Stewart - Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology 18
133 Herbert Moran 18
134 Sir Kenneth Jacobs 17
135 Yew-Kwang Ng - an Economist at Monash University 17
136 Robert Gilbert - Professor of Chemistry and Founding Director of the Key Centre for Polymer Colloids 17
137 Roger Vaughan - Rector of St John's College, University of Sydney, from 1874 to 1877 17
138 Sir Cyril Walsh 16
139 Charles Badham - Professor of Classics and Logic 16
140 Margaret Gardner - CEO of RMIT University 16
141 Herbert Huppert - FRS,Professor of Theoretical Geophysics and Foundation Director, Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, Cambridge University, since 1989 and Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, since 1970. 16
142 Trixie Gardner, Baroness Gardner of Parkes 16
143 Sir Marcus Loane - Archbishop of Sydney 16
144 Michael Spence - Vice-Chancellor and Principal of University of Sydney,Former Head of Social Science Division at Oxford University and Former Head of Law Faculty at Oxford University 16
145 Sir Kenneth Whistler Street 15
146 Sir Frederick Richard Jordan 15
147 Sir Philip Whistler Street 15
148 John O'Sullivan - Winner of 2009 Prime Minister's Prize for Science (the nation's top science award; one of the originators of wireless technology, earning hundreds of millions of dollars in royalties. 15
149 Sir Joseph Carruthers 15
150 Sir William Portus Cullen 14
151 Sir Nigel Bowen 14
152 Zhao Zong-Yuan - The youngest Australian to become a chess Grandmaster and the current Australian Chess Champion 13
153 David Garnsey - Bishop of Gippsland 13
154 Robert Kavanaugh, dentist and George Cross recipient. 13
155 Sir George Rich 13
156 John Thornett 13
157 Sir Leslie James Herron 12
158 Karin Sowada 12
159 Dr Max Lake OAM (1924–2009), Australia's first specialist hand surgeon 11
160 Nelson Meers 10
161 Stephen Bourke 9
162 Michael Pitman 9
163 Johnny Taylor (cricketer), Rugby Union and Cricket 9
164 John Mulcahy - former CEO of Suncorp-Metway Ltd 9
165 Leo Radom - Professor of Computational Chemistry 8
166 Dick Tooth 8
167 John Solomon 7
168 Otto Nothling, Rugby Union and Cricket 7
169 David O'Connor 7
170 Sir Emmet McDermott 7
171 Johnnie Wallace 7
172 Dr John Hunter, Challis Professor of Anatomy at age 24 years whose brilliant career, achieving international recognition, was cut short by fever just 2 years later. 7
173 Basil Hennessy 6
174 John Burnheim - Professor of General Philosophy 6
175 Jim Millner - former Chairman of Washington H. Soul Pattinson 5
176 Jan Kmenta - Professor Emeritus of Economics at University of Michigan 5
177 George Cranswick - Bishop of Gippsland 5
178 Percy Storkey 5
179 Paul D. Scully-Power - first Australian astronaut < 5
180 Byram Johnston - former president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia < 5

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